Five Fave: 2020 Rock Albums

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. This year, we …

Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, GameOn.media is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …

Corey Taylor Debuts CMFT Album and Band on ‘Forum Or Against ‘Em’ Pay Per View

Corey Taylor by Steve Thrasher

Corey Taylor stepped out of the shadows of Slipknot and Stone Sour to reveal his first solo album, “CMFT”, but putting on a full show at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The almost 2 hour concert debuted on Pay Per View on Friday, October 2, 2020, the same day that the album was officially released.

“CMFT” covers a broad variety of rock and roll styles, much broader than was possible …

Corey Taylor Announces “Forum Or Against ‘Em” Once In A Lifetime Global PPV On 10/2, Produced By DWP

Corey Taylor Announces

FORUM OR AGAINST ‘EM

A Once In A Lifetime Global Stream PPV Featuring Full Production, Pyro, The Cherry Bombs Dancers,

And Corey Taylor As You’ve Never Seen Him Before

New Album CMFT Out October 2nd

Pre-Orders Available Here

 

To celebrate the release day of his first-ever solo album, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer / songwriter, Corey Taylor has announced that he and his band will be make history on October 2nd with Forum Or

Quarantine Dreams – Fantasy Festival Friday – Slipknot – Rob Zombie – In This Moment – Machine Head – Beasto Blanco

Seven months into the 2020 global pandemic, and all we can do is dream about attending festivals, photographing concerts, and interviewing artists. Summer has come and gone, with no Knotfest, Ozzfest, Mayhem or Louder Than Life to satisfy our metal needs. That doesn’t mean we can’t imagine. In the meantime, GameOn.media presents Fantasy Festival Friday – a fictitious concert performed by 5 bands we wish we could watch live in person, at full volume, with …

Slipknot, Judas Priest, More Set For Wacken Open Air 2021

It will be Slipknot’s first time playing the legendary festival.

Slipknot [Matt Bishop Photo]

U.S. metal mainstays Slipknot are set to headline Wacken Open Air 2021 in Germany. Other feature acts are Dropkick Murphys, In Extremo, and rock icons Judas Priest. The festival is set for July 29-31 in 2021.

This year would have been the 30th anniversary of the iconic hard rock festival, however promoters were forced to postpone due to the ongoing global …

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Festivals

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Regretfully Informs Fans

Band Is Cancelling Its Performances At Music Festivals

Sonic Temple And Louder Than Life

 

Metallica Reassures Fans That They Will Perform As Scheduled

At Music Festivals Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville And Aftershock

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers And Tool

Announced As The New Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Friday & Sunday Headliners, Slipknot To Headline Saturday

 

Louder Than Life Headliners And Lineup Information Coming Soon

 

Sonic

The Hu Added to Sonic Temple Festival with Metallica, Deftones, The Pretty Reckless, Dropkick Murphys

LINEUP UPDATE
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Don’t miss their performance on Sunday, May 17th alongside epic sets from METALLICA, Deftones, The Pretty Reckless, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys and MANY more.

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Video recap of Sonic Temple Festival 2019:

 

 

Photos of Sonic Temple Festival 2019 by Johnnie Crow:

 

 

 

Five Fave: 2019 Rock Albums – Head Bangers

These are our Five Fave Rock Albums of 2019 – the heaviest Head Bangers. These albums make us drive faster, thrash harder and lift more weight. We have a ground-breaking band making perhaps their ultimate collection of masterpieces. We have the final recordings from a legendary drummer and rock icon. We have one of America’s most consistent heavy hit makers. We have Italy’s dynamic duo continuing to push boundaries. We have trash legends showing no …

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival Featuring Metallica + Slipknot Daily Music Lineups Announced

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Daily Music Lineups Announced;

Single Day General Admission & VIP Passes On Sale Now

May 15, 16 & 17, 2020 At

MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, OH

 

Metallica & Slipknot

Lead Lineup

With Metallica Performing Two Unique Sets (Friday & Sunday)

 

Destination Event Also Features Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys,

Royal Blood, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge & Many More

 

As Well

Metallica & Slipknot Headline Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Metallica & Slipknot
Headline Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival
With Metallica Performing Two Unique Sets (Friday & Sunday)
Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind,
Sublime With Rome, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys,
Royal Blood, The Pretty Reckless, Alter Bridge Also Lead Fest Lineup
Second Annual Destination Event
Returns To MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, OH
May 15, 16 & 17, 2020
With Live Art & Installations From Nychos, Butch Locsin, Michael Reeder,
Jason Naylor, Palehorse, Angryblue,

Sonic Temple 2020 Lineup Announced

Slipknot Join Metallica As Headliners

Slipknot performing in 2014 [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – As previously announced, Metallica will be headlining five major Danny Wimmer Presents festivals next year. Today, the full lineup for Sonic Temple has been revealed. Metallica will headline on Friday and Sunday, playing two unique sets. Slipknot are set to headline on Saturday.

Other featured acts include Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Alter Bridge, Rancid, Cypress Hill, Pennywise, Royal